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Linux on Netbooks. A dropped ball?

Posted 12-01-2008 at 09:29 AM by Hangdog42

My main laptop is a Dell Precision M6300, and while it is a fantastic computer, there is no getting around that it is a pain to lug around. The thing is just large and heavy. So to give myself a new option, I decided to take the plung into the netbook world and picked up a Dell Mini 9 running Ubuntu. From both a power and form factor, this thing is just right for taking notes at meetings and doing email and other light tasks. While I'm generally not an Ubuntu fan, I decided to give it a try...
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lfy magzine

Posted 12-01-2008 at 09:27 AM by shakti1729

can anybody give me the crack of linux for you magzine of this month or privious months.........plz plz
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KDE 4.1 / NVIDIA in Slackware

Posted 12-01-2008 at 08:44 AM by RoidRanger

Have to say, KDE 4.1 is looking amazing! Still pretty buggy, but very operational at this point.

The latest NVIDIA drivers (177.82) seem to work well, but there are some nasty bugs (not sure if this is the driver or KDE). When initializing KDE after logging in, kwin mosttimes displays garbage and crashes (SIGSEGV). The handler catches it though and you can continue as if nothing happened, but occationally the shadow of a window is not cleared, boxes trail around the area of the...
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Hello. Blog entry number 1

Posted 12-01-2008 at 07:21 AM by ctsiow

Hey all. just thought I should put a blog here to talk about me and my Linux experiences. I was thinking about how long I have been using Linux and I think it must be around 7 years. Started with a Red Hat system at work, in the old days when I was employed instead of self-employed, then I set up a Mandrake system on an old box that was being slung out, the Red Hat system was an "official" machine so no playing with that one! We used Sun machines running Solaris as the main tools, workstations...
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Why

Posted 12-01-2008 at 02:36 AM by Qwo

this is totally unrelated to sex. Its more about how the Robots built the pyramids, just think about this and its a bit like linux and how it has progressed. So theres this Spaceship coming here from the centre of the galaxie, advanced civilisation with lots of gadgets, like levitators and lasers and robots to name a few.....
to be continued
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